- Enjoy wine and hors d'ouvres while you shop for sales on unique items. Also register to win a wonderful door prize.
- I want to give a little attention to a near-Heights (Memorial Heights, to be exact) small business. Beadiful Things. Ann sells through Oolala and will be at the sale with lots of great merchandise!
Saturday, May 9, 6pm: Healing Circle with Joi
- Studio NiaMoves is a fitness and movement studio located in The Heights with two locations: 508 Pecore and 3221 Houston Avenue. For more information about the Healing Circle this weekend, call (713) 864-4260 or visit their website.
- The April event was canceled due to rain, but the band must go on! The festivities start in Marmion Park (corner of 18th and Heights) with opening music from 5-6pm. Then Don Broman's Band will take the stage from 6-8pm. The Big Al's Blues Band will play from 8-10pm.
- Houston Heights Association members are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and their beverages of choice for an evening of music and camaraderie.Non-member neighbors are free to tag along as guests. There will be a grill and wet sink set up for HHA members who want to bring their own hamburger and hot dog fixin's. There will also be free popcorn.
- When the music ends at 10pm, card tables and chairs will be set up dominoes or cards. There will be a children's campfire located in the Northeast corner of the park. Members of the Houston Story Tellers Guild will entertain the children. There will also be a marshmallow roasting.
- Tents can be set up anytime after 8am on Saturday morning. Berryhill's will provide breakfast tacos, coffee, and juice at 8am on Sunday.
Saturday, May 9, Noon- 5 PM: Midtown Art in The Park
- The 3rd Annual Midtown Art in the Park is a fine art festival featuring local and regional artists selling their original creations along a quarter mile walking path that meanders through Elizabeth Baldwin Park. Find more information on their webpage
- Aaaahhhh! It's finally here! The highlight of my year! The Art Car parade is the example I use to persuade all my non-Houstonian friends that H-town is actually a very quirky and cool place to live. It will be on Allen Parkway between Taft and downtown--and it's free!